SportsNet New York, the 24/7 network of the New York Mets that opened for business March 16, has signed a carriage agreement with Verizon's new TV service.
Viacom has become the latest Hollywood major to beat a path to India to tap into the country's potentially lucrative film production industry. Prexy-CEO Tom Freston kicked off the three-day Frames…
Lionsgate will give a wide release to nine pics fully financed and produced by Sam Nazarian's indie production company Element Films --which also will pay for P&A under the three-year pact.
ABC News and CNN got good play in Wednesday's New York Times in a section called "The Changing Face of TV News." They were also the advertorial section's only two advertisers. The section carried…
MTV has given the thumbs up to an "Apprentice"-style skein in which aspiring journos vie for a chance at a staff position at Rolling Stone magazine. Rumors surrounding the untitled project had…
In New York: CBS is working on six-hour prequel to the classic "Lonesome Dove," written by Larry McMurtry. Titled "Comanche Moon," Australian director Simon Wincer will return to direct, and CBS has…
The film biz on both sides of the Atlantic got a shot in the arm Wednesday as U.K. Finance Minister Gordon Brown rolled out a generous tax relief plan.
The world's largest private media conglom could soon become a little more public. Execs for Bertelsmann confirmed that Belgian holding company Groupe Bruxelles Lambert could sell all or part of its…
Scott Dinsdale, former digital strategist for the Motion Picture Assn., has joined Sony BMG as exec VP, digital operations and new technology. Dinsdale had worked for BMG before working for Jack…
Lloyd Kaufman is teaming up with European channel operator Zone Vision to bring cult favorites "The Toxic Avenger" and "Sgt. Kabukiman NYPD" to the smallest screen.
Leading Spanish distrib and international sales house Sogepaq has taken overseas sales rights to the hit musical "Los dos lados de la cama" (The Two Sides of the Bed).